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Last call for firefighter Glenn Weaver

Last call for firefighter Glenn Weaver Ladder trucks from Versailles City Fire Department form an archway Thursday, April 23 near Versailles Rural Fire Protection District Station 1 on Route D and Highway 52 in Versailles. The display was a tribute to Glenn Weaver, a local firefighter who died Monday, April 21 in a mowing accident.

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Bumgardner the gardener

Bumgardner the gardener Mary Bumgardner picks out some plants Monday, April 27 in the greenhouse on the campus of Morgan County R-II High School in Versailles during a plant sale. Shoppers were allowed in the sale two at a time and by appointment only and had to wear face masks, due to restrictions in place

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Tomato time

Tomato time Mary Ella Zimmerman, left, assists Vicki Stark choosing tomato plants Monday, April 27 at the greenhouse on the campus of Morgan County R-II High School in Versailles during a plant sale. Clients shopped by appointment only, were limited to two in the greenhouse at a time, and had to wear face masks, due

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McDonald’s provides ‘to-go pantries’ for local employees

To-go pantry The Marshall-Rice family, owners of several area McDonald’s restaurants, including the Versailles location, recently created a way to help their employees during the coronavirus pandemic by making “to-go pantries.” The to-go pantries include items such as food, personal hygiene products and activities for children. Employees are encouraged to take from the pantry whatever

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Middle school announces end-of-year pick-up plans

Bonnie Woody, left, with G2M in Laurie, donates 400 paper grocery bags to Versailles Middle School principal Travis Troyer to help with end-of-year locker clean-up. (photo Morgan County R-II Versailles Middle School has released an end-of-year plan for students to return school items, clean lockers, and pay fees. The plan utilizes a “drive-up” system due

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